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Level: 2

Location: Remote Learning

Years: 1

Weeks: 2

Hours: 3.00

Start: 07/10/2020

Days / Times:

Tuition (£): 98.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course focuses on keeping young children and vulnerable adults safe from modern day risks. It looks at safeguarding procedures and the risks associated with knife crime and radicalisation. It also includes a review of how to communicate effectively and identify problems that could be occurring.

The course consists of two sessions and is scheduled to run online on the following start dates:

EA Wednesday: 7/10/20 - 14/10/20

EB Wednesday: 4/11/20 - 11/11/20

EC Wednesday: 6/01/21 - 13/01/21

ED Wednesday: 5/05/21 - 12/05/21

EE Wednesday: 9/06/21 - 16/06/21

The course costs £97.50 and requires a minimum cohort of six candidates in order to run.

 

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements but candidates should have the literacy skills to write at a Level 2 standard.

Course Content

The course will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:
• Understand the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults
• Understand how to safeguard and protect children and vulnerable adults from radicalisation and extremism
• Understand effective communication approaches when working with children and vulnerable adults
• Understand the psychological and social issues faced by children and vulnerable adults

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework and worksheets.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

There are no additional costs but to access online sessions you will need stable wifi and your own laptop.

What can I do after this course?

This qualification provides progression to sector-specific qualifications at DCG, for example the:

  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing
  • Level 3 Award in First Aid at Work
  • Level 2 Award in Alcohol Awareness
  • Level 2 Award in Smoking Cessation
  • Level 2 Award in Mental Health Awareness
     

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

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Katy Morten

Ahead of the game in a sporting career

Ever since school, Katy Morten had set her heart on becoming a personal trainer.
 
By the age of just 21, she had already achieved her career goal – thanks to a sport apprenticeship programme run by Derbyshire Dales District Council in partnership with Derby College. Having secured a full-time job as an instructor at Bakewell Swimming Pool,
 
Katy particularly enjoys helping people to reach their goals – whether it be weight loss or training for a particular sporting event.

I knew I could get nationally recognised qualifications more quickly on an apprenticeship – and having lots of work experience in the industry under my belt would stand me in good stead when looking for employment. Plus, who could argue with being paid to learn? There’s a real feel-good factor to my job – just knowing you have helped someone improve their lifestyle and become happier with themselves.

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